What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Any Subject at grade B,Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers41%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
As an occupational therapist you will recognise the dynamic relationship between occupation, health and wellbeing. Occupations are those everyday, personal activities which have particular significance and purpose to an individual and help in the expression of a personâ??s identity. The aim of occupational therapy is to help people engage in those occupations which they need or want to do, and enable them to lead personally fulfilling and healthy lives. We remain committed to providing a high quality educational experience for our students, that recognises the importance of individuality.
Level 1: Students have an opportunity to study subjects such as biological sciences, psychological and social sciences, health, illness and disability and occupational therapy practice. Level 2: Focus is on applied theory and occupational therapy skills within the physical and psychosocial domains, together with practical and experiential learning; there is an emphasis on communication skills, research, information technology and occupational therapy specific techniques and approaches. Level 3: Students extend their particular interests through completion of a special study using research and inquiry techniques; students also have further in-depth preparation for careers and work opportunities; at levels 2 and 3 there are also opportunities for clinical experiences abroad in places such as Norway, India and South Africa.
As a student at York St John you will have the opportunity to live and study in our amazing city. Our campus is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster. York St John was originally founded in 1841 as a teacher training college these days, we have invested over 75 million to make sure we have cutting edge facilities for you to benefit from.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as an occupational therapist.
Accredited by the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) for the purpose of ensuring graduates are fit for the profession.
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What do students think about this subject here?
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Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?